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PBS
Mar 3, 2011 12:30am PST
fire on a bus at frankfurt airport. german police have the gunman in custody. >> as night fell in frankfurt, shielded from view, the bodies of two u.s. where men are removed from the bus, killed after a man opened fire outside frankfurt airport terminal two on wednesday afternoon. >> i would like to express my condolences to the american soldiers and their families. it is a terrible tragedy. >> the servicemen had just flown in from britain when their bus came under attack. there were bound for a u.s. military base near frankfurt. the gunman first opened fire on the vehicle, and then outside it. german police later arrested a 21-year-old man from kosovo. u.s. president barack obama has condemned the shootings as an outrageous act. >> this is a stark reminder of the extraordinary sacrifices that our men and women in uniform are making all around the world to keep us safe. >> security has been stepped up at airports in germany. information suggests a terror attack was planned. last october, u.s. authorities warned service personnel in europe to be vigilant. possible police say the
PBS
Mar 2, 2011 6:30pm PST
in a shooting at frankfurt airport. german interior minister thomas de maiziere takes the defense portfolio in a cabinet reshuffle. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we begin in libya, where gaddafi has threatened to start a war if the u.s. or nato intervenes in the unrest. speaking at a political rally, gaddafi says thousands of libyans could be killed if foreign powers and to the country. member is in the suez canal are heading toward libya as the u.s. and u.n. high pressure on the regime. forces loyal to gaddafi launched air strikes on a rebel- controlled town in the east of the country. >> dozens of seriously injured rebel soldiers have been admitted to this hospital. pro-gaddafi forces have launched air strikes on the city. the libyan leader attempts to recapture lost territory in the east of the country. inhabitants are fleeing the battles. there were intense clashes further west, in the oil port held by the rebels. gaddafi is striking back from his stronghold in the capital, tripoli. libyan state television broadcast his latest rambling speech, in w
PBS
Mar 3, 2011 6:30pm PST
in frankfurt airport was politically motivated. and and ecb interest rate hike is on the horizon as the bank frets over mounting inflation. ♪ >> france and britain say there will support a no-fly zone over libya if the situation there gets worse. the french foreign ministry says the two countries plan to do everything they can to increase pressure on moammar gaddafi. the libyan leader once more airstrikes on the rebels thursday morning. witnesses say warplanes bombed an oil port. the rebels have appealed for outside help, asking for u.n.- backed airstrikes to end the conflict. >> in the battle zone town, rebels are burying the dead. thousands turned out to join the funeral procession. there are mercenaries hired by gaddafi. they're preparing for new attacks on their town, a strategic seaport with key oil facilities, after recent air strikes, a ground attack by gaddafi's troops appears imminent. >> we're ready to face gaddafi's men. our scouts are telling us they are headed this way. >> the rebels of been encouraged by their successes earlier in the week when they managed to fight off a a y
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 4:30am EST
, and seriously wounding two others. it happened yesterday at the frankfurt airport. the suspect is an employee at that airport. charlie d'agata has the latest. >> reporter: the two u.s. airmen killed wednesday had not even made it to the battlefield. they were with 11 other military personnel on this bus outside the frankfurt, germany, airport, when the gunman opened fire. police say the suspect, 21-year-old arid uka is a citizen of kosovo, an airport employee and a devout muslim. they say he had argued with the airmen outside the terminal before pulling out a handgun and trying to board the bus. police say he shot and killed the driver and a passenger, and wounded two others before he was arrested. president obama says he's saddened and outraged. >> we will spare no effort in learning how this outrageous act took place, and in working with german authorities to ensure that all of the perpetrators are brought to justice. >> reporter: investigators are looking into whether the alleged shooter had ties to any terror group. the town he's from has been the focus of reports that it breeds radical i
CNN
Mar 2, 2011 11:00am EST
time money saving offer and for terms and conditions. >>> we have confirmed a shooting at the frankfurt international airport. the shooting involved a u.s. military shuttle bus. someone got on the bus and started shooting. two are confirmed dead. we believe they're two u.s. soldiers. one person has been taken into custody. again we know two are killed. it is reported that those are two u.s. soldiers. the incident is over, the airport is operating as usual. this is out of frankfurt. as soon as we get more detail, we get to fred out of berlin. >>> the u.s. supreme court is reaffirming the first amendment right to free speech even if it is painful and ugly. in an 8-1 decision, they say a kansas church can push their message outside military funle rals. jeffrey toobin is on the phone with us. jeff, let's start off here, is this a surprise to you the court's decision? because this is a case that everybody's been watching. >> reporter: it's a pain until awful case and the westboro baptist church is an insuggelt religion everywhere. but the decision is not a surprise. these statements in this
PBS
Mar 16, 2011 6:30pm PDT
frankfurt. >> it seems the daax could take a break from its heavy losses and sell-offs monday and tuesday, but at the end of the session the dax has been down 2%. the critical situation in fukushima drag down the mood on the frankfurt floor. the dow jones continued its losses. this led to some fear in frankfurt. in the end, investors looked at other prices -- other crises. the world is full of them, especially in libya. the situation is totally unclear. the strike down the mood, as traders told me here. >> here is a quick look at the numbers in more detail, beginning in frankfurt, where germany's blue-chip dax closed at 6515. the dow jones industrial average closed at 11,613. the euro declining against the dollar today at $1.3893. germany has decided to shut down seven of its 17 nuclear power plants. that is leading to a drop in power supplies and putting upward pressure on electricity prices. in leipzig, the price permit what our on wednesday hit a two- year high above 59 euros. it is a huge burden for energy?- intensive companies such as steel producers and the chemical sector. in japan
ABC
Mar 3, 2011 5:00am EST
that they will not recommend that. >>> a gunman opened fire on u.s. troops have at the airport in frankfurt, germany. two endive and two others wounded. >> a man from kosovo is in custody. president obama dollars to get justice. emily schmidt has more on this. >> good morning. we are still waiting to learn the names of those two killed in yesterday's attack. a military says they were about to be deployed to help oversee -- for support in an overseas mission. the attack happened just outside the international terminal in frankfurt. a dozen enforce security personnel had arrived on their way to the u.s. base in germany. law enforcement says the alleged gunman walked up to their bus, began arguing, pulled out a semi-automatic weapon and shouted the arabic words for "to god is great." two air and were dead and two others wounded. the emigre and the the man while outcontinued to shell ou "jihad." we are told he is a devout muslim. his relatives in kosovo cannot imagine this happened. they say that americans are their brothers. president obama made an unexpected appearance today the white house press briefing
FOX News
Mar 2, 2011 9:00am EST
much. bill: breaking news out of germany, a big deal, frankfurt's airport, a shooting has taken place. and a shooting that apparently has taken the lives of two people including a u.s. soldier. now these they're facts as we understand them, the shooting took place outside of adds terminal 2 at the airport. one of the largest airports in the world. serving all of europe and international flights as well. the driver of the bus is dead. one u.s. soldier is dead. and a 21-year-old man, said to be from kosovo was arrested at the scene. that is about all the information we have, right now. but the fact is, as we have them, a u.s. soldier, shot and killed on board a bus outside terminal 2 at frankfurt's airport. and we're working on people in the area and we'll get more and a military expert on the air to explain the significance of this, momentarily and, warren, michigan, i s.w.a.t. team developed, a situation with a s.w.a.t. team responded to this home, with heavy duty hardware. here's what we understand. a domestic situation, at a condominium complex, behind the police department involvin
PBS
Mar 14, 2011 6:30pm PDT
reacted in frankfurt. >> it's very difficult to put a disaster like that into numbers and share prices, but of course at the stock market, exactly this has to happen, so the investors looked at japan through the drewman point of view. german exporters are not hit too hard. insurers are hit hard. shares of insurance and reinsurers went down sharply here on the frankfurt floor. the dax has been driven bound more than 1 1/2%. utility shares have been hit hard. they lost because of the fact that the discussion started off about the safety of nuclear power plants here. >> now, here is a quick look at the market numbers in more detail beginning first in frankfurt where the dax closed on the day at 6866. and we head over to new york where the dow jones industrial average is also declining at 11,993. the eurois gaining again the dollar at 1.3996. well, the earthquake in japan ías also had an effect on oil prices. the price of light swede crude dipped below $100 a barrel monday before rising slightly. the reason for the short-term drop in price is a temporary reduction in demand from japan, on
PBS
Mar 30, 2011 6:30pm PDT
. on the wednesday's market action, a rally in frankfurt as traders shrugged off the news in north africa. we have this report from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> prices rose, and in some places, they soared. there were the dangers emanating from the catastrophe in japan and from the fight in libya. instead, they concentrated on what they see is for the profit rise is coming from companies in the next few months. a solar company is one of the stars. it is a medium-sized company coming from the ranks of the renewable energy technology companies, and it has more than doubled its profit in the last year and is looking for further growth in the next year. it makes the so-called solar converters. the power cannot be used by consumers. >> in frankfurt, we stay for a closer look at wednesday's numbers. the dax sought a substantial÷+ rally, pushing up to close at 7,057. the euro stoxx 50 also chalking up gains, ending the day at 2,936. about three minutes ago, 12,000,300 points. the euro trading higher against the dollar. irish life has suspended shares from trading in london and dublin after its share
PBS
Mar 2, 2011 5:30pm PST
in london. first, two american servicemen have been shot dead, two others wounded on a bus at frankfurt airport in germany. german authorities say it is not clear whether the attack had a terrorist motives. the gunman's parents moved from coast to vote for years ago. but the attack happened in the middle of the afternoon -- >> the attack happened in the middle of the afternoon. the attack opened fire on the bus before fleeing. german chancellor angela merkel said that two men were killed. >> i would like to say how upset i am. i would like to stress the german government will do everything to find out what happened there. i would like to express my condolences to the american soldiers, their families. it is a terrible tragedy. what's the 21-year-old gunman was -- >> the 21-year-old gunman was of kosovan background. in washington, president obama condemned the shootings. >> this is a reminder of the extraordinary sacrifices men and women in uniform are making all around the world to keep us safe and the dangers they face oliver on the globe. >> security has been higher in german airports
KRON
Mar 3, 2011 4:30pm PST
america ". and a big police presence with sirens. the suspect and the frankfurt shooting was moved to a different location. two u.s. airmen. the side of the frankfurt airport yesterday. 21 year-old is now described as a radical muslim who was specifically the gunning for american troops. no other injuries purify >>pam: traffic is still slow in both directions. the 80 towards of lower deck is barely moving. south 101 is also a crawl. what a difference of the bay bridge toll plaza. west, east, traffic is moving well and it is light. more news after the break. for california should be proud. we were the first to ban smoking on airplanes. the first to have smoke-free bars and restaurants. all while saving over $86 billion in health care costs... and over a million lives. we've done a good job. but even if you were born today, you'd still grow up in a world where tobacco kills more people... than aids, drugs, alcohol, murder and car crashes... combined. we have a lot more work to do. hey marcel, watch this! ♪ hey marcel, watch this! yeah, marcel! -marcel! -hey marcel! are you listenin
PBS
Mar 4, 2011 6:30pm PST
makers. >> in man who shot two u.s. servicemen was acting alone in frankfurt. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> muammar gaddafi's forces are fighting rebels on several fronts. in the west security forces launched an offensive to retake one town. in tripoli, protesters took to the streets calling for the end of muammar gaddafi's rule. there have been no reports of injuries. heavily armed rebels clashed with muammar gaddafi's fors elsewhere. the head of the rebel council says the fighting will not stop until the opposition liberates the entire country. the rebels are preparing to march on tripoli. >> rebels under fire from khadafi = = -- gaddafi loyalists. this man screams he wants to murder his own people. this is the site of a key oil terminal. rebels fired a sustained brian shaw of artillery in an attempt to overrun a military base. fighting was also reported 200 kilometers to the east. loyalist forces are taking a position outside one city. rebels are manning anti-aircraft guns around the clock. >> we have had enough. we want progress and not a corru
ABC
Mar 3, 2011 4:30am EST
injured after a long gun and opened fire at a frankfurt airport wednesday afternoon after the suspect argued with several members of the u.s. air force. the suspected gunman is a 21- year-old moslem from kosovo. german authorities are investigating possible links to terrorism. president obama called this an outrageous act. the victims of not been identified. >>> online document is on the rise. and honda recalls 39,000 cars in the u.s. caption: linda bell has more. the employment index that measures on our job demand rose in february from january. the d.c. area recorded positive annual growth last marks. online.demand grew in the d.c. area, but it still reported the second lowest of nine great year over year, coming in above baltimore. administration officials launched a campaign to preserve as much as they can of $50 million in foreclosure prevention a former owners. this comes amid criticism for republicans and democrats. the cause financial services committee will look at the home modification program and three other programs today. there's a recall to talk about in the automobile i
CNN
Mar 2, 2011 1:00pm EST
information. there has been an attack. it happened at the frankfurt airport. actually on his way to the airport there. he is going to join us for the very latest. again two u.s. service members among those who were killed and injured in an attack there at the airport in germany. we will bring that to you in just a short time. also we want to bring you up to date on fast moving developments. the libyan military has dropped three bombs and you see it on the map, brega. the opposition may control the town managing to drive out libyan troops. that's not the only place to see military action there. military camps on the outskirts. first we want to tell you about an aerial bombing has led some to propose the united states consider imposing a no-fly zone over the country. but the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said he called this a complex operation. one of those is a uss -- you are looking here at a photo of the ship from today as it went through the canal. near the region. secretary of defense, robert gates has said the repositioning is to provide humanitarian relief and the ca
CNN
Mar 2, 2011 9:00am EST
. >>> cnn has just learned about this. it's about a shooting outside of a terminal in frankfurt, germany. there's early indication that the shooting took praise inside of a u.s. military bus. we understand that two people are dead and one is severely wounded. one man has been placed under arrest. we're working the story and of course we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it into the cnn center. >>> we'll take a short break. respect gets teeth two shades whiter and makes tooth enamel two times stronger. get dual-action listerine® whitening rinse. building whiter, stronger teeth. that's why northern trust offers a full team of experts who work to understand your goals and help you achieve them. as one of the nation's largest wealth managers, northern trust's goals-based investment strategies are tailored to your needs. ♪ and overseen by experts who seek to maximize opportunities while minimizing risk. ♪ expertise matters. find it at northern trust. sweet & salty nut bars... they're made from whole roasted nuts and dipped in creamy peanut butter, making your craving for a
PBS
Mar 16, 2011 6:00pm PDT
markets, which ended the day in the red. we have this report from frankfurt. >> it seems the daax could take a break from its heavy losses and sell-offs monday and tuesday, but at the end of the session the dax has been down 2%. the critical situation in fukushima drag down the mood on the frankfurt floor. the dow jones continued its losses. this led to some fear in frankfurt. in the end, investors looked at other prices -- other crises. the world is full of them, especially in libya. the situation is totally unclear. the strike down the mood, as traders told me here. >> here is a quick look at the numbers in more detail, beginning in frankfurt, where germany's blue-chip dax closed at 6515. the dow jones industrial average closed at 11,613. the euro declining against the dollar today at $1.3893. germany has decided to shut down seven of its 17 nuclear power plants. that is leading to a drop in power supplies and putting upward pressure on electricity prices. in leipzig, the price permit what our on wednesday hit a two- year high above 59 euros. it is a huge burden for energy intensive c
FOX News
Mar 2, 2011 11:00am EST
reportedly near or on a bus carrying u.s. soldiers at the frankfurt airport. amy kellogg is following this breaking story live from london. amy. >> reporter: yes, we're trying to piece together the information. we're getting it at this point various press agencies on the ground, pretty much now the frankfurt police and the u.s. military, who are investigating this. two people dead, we understand, one, a u.s. soldier, when allegedly a 21-year-old shooter from kosovo opened fire on a bus, carrying u.s. soldiers, at the frankfurt airport. now, this just happened, so, again, we're just piecing together this information. we believe it's one soldier killed, and the driver of the bus, and then two people taken to the hospital. you know the airport base, the medical center, which is part of the u.s. military s. based very close to frankfurt and that is the biggest u.s. military hospital outside the united states. it's where soldiers coming from iraq and afghanistan are treated. again, we don't have information about the actual soldiers on that bus, where they were going, to or from, but we kn
PBS
Mar 2, 2011 6:00pm PST
are killed in a shooting at frankfurt airport. german interior minister thomas de maiziere takes the defense portfolio in a cabinet reshuffle. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we begin in libya, where gaddafi has threatened to start a war if the u.s. or nato intervenes in the unrest. speaking at a political rally, gaddafi says thousands of libyans could be killed if foreign powers and to the country. member is in the suez canal are heading toward libya as the u.s. and u.n. high pressure on the regime. forces loyal to gaddafi launched air strikes on a rebel- controlled town in the east of the country. >> dozens of seriously injured rebel soldiers have been admitted to this hospital. pro-gaddafi forces have launched air strikes on the city. the libyan leader attempts to recapture lost territory in the east of the country. inhabitants are fleeing the battles. there were intense clashes further west, in the oil port held by the rebels. gaddafi is striking back from his stronghold in the capital, tripoli. libyan state television broadcast his latest rambling sp
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2011 1:00pm EST
after a gunman killed them outside of frankfurt. he is a kosovo man who is 21 years old, and they say he opened fire as the bus waited outside of the terminal killing the driver and one passenger. two other military personnel were injured. germanllor angela merkelle is calling it a tragedy. >>> and in libya, for the first time pro gadhafi forces are carrying out attacks on rebels in the east and the west as gadhafi vows again to fight to the last man. nbc's stephanie goesk is live in the strong hold of benghazi. what is the latest today, stephanie, and what about the humanitarian crisis you are hearing and seeing from the borders? >> well, andrea, today, it started with the fighting and gadhafi forces attacking this area, eastern libya, that has been in control of the opposition for the last week or so. there was a small attack on the city of brie brego and it is a storage place, and rebel forces took back the airstrip, and now it is a fierce back and forth battle there. there were air strikes in this part of the country as well near an ammunitions depot near dubai and it is a huge munit
PBS
Mar 2, 2011 5:30pm EST
on a bus in frankfurt. hello. it was the day that gaddafi loyalists seemed to be fighting back against the libyan uprisings in earnest, but now, the libyan leader's opponents look to be back in control. they bit off an attack by the libyan army unit with vastly superior weaponry, but at one point, they did have the upper hand. medics say at least 14 people died in the fighting. "bbc world news" editor reports from nearby. >> news on the attack reached us in the early morning. defenders started preparing for the possibility that colonel gaddafi's forces would roll straight on and try to capture this place. they were excited and nervous. defenders here have a few ancient russian tanks which they rolled out. older and less effective than the tanks the gaddafi forces are apparently using. many of the volunteers here are deserters from colonel gaddafi's army. their position could be particularly dangerous. but the mood is defiant. >> we have decided there is only one way for us to go, and that is the right way, forward. flying low over the huge arms dump close to where we were standing, and
PBS
Mar 3, 2011 5:00am EST
at frank further airport have links to a terror group or was acting alone. >> as night fell in frankfurt. shielded from view the bodies of the two u.s. airmen were removed from the bus. killed after a gunman fired at them. two other servicemen were injured. u.s. president barack obama has condemned the attack. >> this is a stark reminder of the extraordinary sacrifices that our men and women in uniform or making all around the world to keep us safe. >> the servicemen had just flown in from britain when the gunman opened fire. they were about to head to ramstein military base after frankfurt. afterwards, police arrested a 21-year-old man said to be from kosovo. >> whether there is a terrorist or ge haddist or islamic background, i cannot say right now. but our investigations will reveal that and also what the perpetrator's motives are. >> security has been stepped up following information set to suggest a terror attack was planned. last october u.s. authorities warned service personnel in europe to be vigilant lent. they say the man arrested was not on the security watch list. >> when we
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 12:00pm EST
want to tell you about a gunman who opened fire on a bus carrying u.s. soldiers outside the frankfurt airport in germany. two people were killed. >> reporter: a sheet covers up the broken windshield of the bus carrying u.s. soldiers. the shooting happened at the airport in frankfurt, germany near several u.s. military bases. police say a gunman opened fire as the bus sat outside a terminal. two people were killed. the bus driver and a passenger. and two others were wounded. police took the gunman into custody. police could not confirm whether any of the casualties are u.s. military personnel. randall pinkston, cbs news. >>> a u.s. park police officer is being treated for injuries after a motorcycle accident on the southeast southwest tree way near 7th street southwest. the accident happened just before 11:00 this morning. right now there is no word on the severity of the officer's injuries. police are investigating exactly how that crash happened. >>> late this morning the supreme court ruled that the first amendment protects members of a controversial church would hold anti-gay from
CNN
Mar 3, 2011 5:00am EST
@cnn. >>> coming up, a fatal shooting at frankfurt airport. two u.s. air force personnel are dead. we'll have the latest on that. >>> thanks for coming. >>> stealing the show, a new gadget for apple and aapple fan. more on that coming up. turn him off. maybe i'll...oops. [ scratching ] that's better. [ female announcer ] there's a better way to relieve an itchy scalp. new head and shoulders itchy scalp care shampoo and conditioner, with eucalyptus. its formula immediately soothes and delivers long-lasting protection between washes. leaving hair manageable. new head and shoulders itchy scalp care with eucalyptus. respect the scalp. love the hair. our points from chase sapphire preferred are worth 25% more on travel. we're like forget florida, we're going on a safari. so we're on the serengeti, and seth finds a really big bone. we're talking huge. they dig it up, put it in the natural history museum and we get to name it. sethasauraus. really. your points from chase sapphire preferred are worth 25% more on travel? means better vacations. that's incredible. believe it...with chase sapphi
FOX News
Mar 3, 2011 6:00pm EST
and the unbeliever. german officials say uka confessed to the shooting at the frankfurt airport on wednesday at left two dead and two others wounded. the evidence so far points to a single gunman, does it amount to act of terrorism? the question was put to the state department spokesman. >> it's not a terrorist? attack? can you make it clear? >> was the shooting of congresswoman gabrielle giffords a terrorist attack? i mean, you have to look at the evidence and look at the motivation and then you make a judgment. >> reporter: a day earlier while intelligence reports were circulating that the gunman shouted "god is great" as he opened fire, president made no mention of terrorism in a rare briefing room appearance. >> i want to take a brief moment just to say a few words about tragic event that took place earlier today in frankfurt, germany i want everybody to understand we will spare no effort in learning how this outrageous act took place. >> reporter: critics say the administration is engaging in willful blindness. >> it was an assault on military personnel by person carrying a heavy duty weapon, a
PBS
Mar 13, 2011 6:30pm PDT
. that is his aim. for instance, he redesigned this cafe in frankfurt. he didn't just provide the lamps. he did the entire color concept. >> one thing i would really enjoy would be to furnish a hotel or restaurant. i like working in exhibition areas and in interior design. that would be a goal i would like to work towards. >> sebastian carries a sketch book and pencil with him wherever he goes. he's always on the lookout for new ideas. >> if you want to see other highlight shows go to dw-world/english/"euromaxx" highlights. but that's all we've got time for today. so from myself and all the crew here in berlin, until next time, bye-bye. ===u=uuuuub;b;ñ
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 11:00am EST
is in frankfurt with the latest. do we have anymore details on what the suspect has been saying now that he's in custody? >>> well, the suspect is 21-year-old arid uka. he has confessed to the shootings yesterday and admitted he targeted u.s. military personnel. but he also says he's acted alone. they have taken over the investigation because they say there is reason to believe that this act was motivated by what they call islamic tendencies. so they are looking in his background trying to see if there's anything there which would explain why he opened fire on the servicemen as they waited for a bus to take them to r ramstein air force base yesterday. authorities are trying to see if there's a connection between that and the shooting yesterday. we do know what happened at terminal 2 here at frankfurt airport is apparently there was a disagreement between the servicemen and the shooter. words were exchanged. uka took out a handgun and started firing and wounded two servicemen, killed another, and then went inside the bus and shot and killed the driver. he is expected in german court today. a
CNN
Mar 2, 2011 3:00pm EST
.s. military bus sat youtd side terminal 2 at the frankfurt, germany. a lone gunman stormed the bus and started shooting. president obama made a surprise appearance during today's white house briefing and made a statement about it. here is what the president had to say. >> i'm saddened and i am outraged by this attack that took the lives of two americans and wound two others. i think the american people are united in expressing our gratitude for the service of those who were lost. michelle and i have their family and their friends in our thoughts and prayers and we are praying for a speedy recovery for those who were injured. i want everybody to understand that we will spare no effort in learning how this outrageous act took place. we're working with german authorities to ensure that all the perpetrators are brought to justice. >> the president calls the shorting a stark reminder of the sacrifices american troops face all around the world and to keep us safe. >>> as promised, we are now getting the video from brega, an oil refinery town within libya. remember i was talking to our senior interna
ABC
Mar 3, 2011 4:00am PST
investigators say the frankfurt airport shooting that left two u.s. airmen dead may have been a terrorist attack. >> the german and the u.s. governments are now vowing that those responsible will be brought to justice. emily schmidt joins us now from washington with the latest. good morning, emily. >> reporter: mike and peggy, good morning to you. we're waiting to learn the names of the two airmen who were killed in the attack. the military says they were about to be deployed to support an overseas mission. instead, they died in a place where few would have expected danger. the attack happened just outside the international terminals in frankfurt. at least a dozen air force security personnel had arrived from england, on their way to a u.s. base in germany. law enforcement officials say the alleged gunman walked up to them, began arguing, and pulled out a semiautomatic weapon, while shouting allah akbar, arabic for god is great. nine rounds later, when his gun jammed, two airmen were dead, two more wounded. the other airmen grabbed the shooter while he continued to shout, jihad, jihad. >> we wil
NBC
Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm EST
soldiers that were killed in a shooting outside frankfurt. >> the u.s. air force says that two american and men have been killed and two wounded in a shooting outside of the airport. german police say they have the shooter in custody and the interior minister told the associated press that police have identified the suspect, a close of those citizens. president obama went into depressed -- into the press briefing room to respond to the killings. >> we will spare no effort and learning how this outrageous act took place and we're working with german authorities to ensure that all of the perpetrators are brought to justice. >> a regional interior minister promised a thorough investigation. >> whether it is a terrorist background, or islamic background, i cannot say at all right now. our investigation will reveal that. also, what the motives were. >> in berlin, chancellor angela merkel said her sympathies were with the victims and their families. the gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying the air man as it sat outside of a terminal. a spokesperson for frankfurt police said a bus driver and p
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 9:00am EST
appears in court later today. anne thompson is in frankfurt with the latest. tell us the circumstances. there's been sketchy reports about what happened, what the gunman may have said before the shooting and why german authorities believe this is a terrorist attack. >> reporter: yes, there have been some reports, chuck, that he said "allah akbar," "god is great" before opening fire on the u.s. servicemen who were standing out in front of the bus at terminal two here at frankfurt airport. we have not been able to confirm that. what we do know is that the suspect, and his name is arid uka, a 21-year-old man from frankfurt, germany, and his relatives in kosovo say he is a devout muslim. the federals in germany have reason to believe that this was as they put it an islamic motivated act, and so they are looking into the background of this young man. his father spoke to a german tv network this morning and said you know, look, my son worked at the airport post office here. he had no idea of any kind of connection he may have had, his son may have had to an islamic group. so what happened ye
FOX News
Mar 2, 2011 1:00pm EST
.s. troops in germany. two airmen were killed and two more wounded in a shooting incident at frankfurt international airport. german authorities confirmed they have the shooter. welcome to "america live." i'm megyn kelly. german police and investigators on the scene. the details breaking on this, but the military is telling us that the gunmen opened fire on a bus full of airmen. two kids, two others wounded. the gunmen may be from kosovo. thanks for joining us. now there are suggestions, inclueding from one g.o.p. lawmaker and from some terrorism experts, that this has the earmarks of a terrorist attack on our troops. >> it might. good to see you, megyn. it might not. it's important not to jump to conclusions. we need to let the facts drive the investigation. megyn: why would they think that jihadists from kosovo would be targeting potential -- that's what they do think, that it was a guy from kosovo that attacked the troops and kosovo has said it's one of their citizens in custody. why would they think he's a jihadist and why would they have interest in targeting our troops? >> they m
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Mar 5, 2011 3:00am EST
at frankfurt airport. some say yes, but the state department says who can say, really? and our allstar panel figures out why they don't want to whip the future. and the serial abuser about to make a lot of money because of his twitter account. isn't that america? only two more shows until our pancake show. >> i am laying out the special pancake tuesday show tarp in case there are any accidents. >> sometimes those are the best part of pancake tuesday. who knows where a spatula would end up? >> i wouldn't tell that to the staff. >> your face is a wrath of sorrow. >> all right. >>> let's welcome our guest. i am here with jeddidiah. author and political commentator. she is so cute she makes care bears look like mangled, rotting road kill. and she is sharper than the razor used to cut charlie sheen's cocaine, i would like to welcome a first time guest, tammy bruce, syndicated radio personality. and celebrating 12 days without solid food, it is my sidekick, bill shultz. doesn't he look like the professor arrested on "law and order"? and he needs a gallon of chapstick to stay alive. sitting next to
PBS
Mar 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, and they expect sales of just over 1 billion euros in the past year. overall, a german blue chips in frankfurt closed slightly lower. we have this summary of the trading session from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> there were some favorites here on the german stock market after the regional elections in germany. these are companies that are active in renewable energy, wind power, or solar energy. it is expected that now after this outcome of the regional election, there will be a fast exit from atomic energy and more money being invested into renewable energy, and the election also put more pressure on some companies, like e.on, in the dax. people were treading carefully because of all of that news coming out of japan. >> in frankfurt, we can stay for a closer look at monday's numbers, and the blue-chip dax closing just slightly lower than the euro stoxx 50 it locking in slight gains for the day. across the event in new york, the dow industrials are at this hour slightly lower after trading a bit higher earlier in the day. and on currency markets, the euro trading at about the of $1.40. the b
PBS
Mar 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, it is in the midterm outlook remains strong. on the wednesday's market action, a rally in frankfurt as traders shrugged off the news in north africa. we have this report from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> prices rose, and in some places, they soared. there were the dangers emanating from the catastrophe in japan and from the fight in libya. instead, they concentrated on what they see is for the profit rise is coming from companies in the next few months. a solar company is one of the stars. it is a medium-sized company coming from the ranks of the renewable energy technology companies, and it has more than doubled its profit in the last year and is looking for further growth in the next year. it makes the so-called solar converters. the power cannot be used by consumers. >> in frankfurt, we stay for a closer look at wednesday's numbers. the dax sought a substantial rally, pushing up to close at 7,057. the euro stoxx 50 also chalking up gains, ending the day at 2,936. about three minutes ago, 12,000,300 points. the euro trading higher against the dollar. irish life has suspended shares from trading i
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Mar 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the economic recovery. our correspondent has more on how investors reacted in frankfurt. >> it's very difficult to put a disaster like that into numbers and share prices, but of course at the stock market, exactly this has to happen, so the investors looked at japan through the drewman point of view. german exporters are not hit too hard. insurers are hit hard. shares of insurance and reinsurers went down sharply here on the frankfurt floor. the dax has been driven bound more than 1 1/2%. utility shares have been hit hard. they lost because of the fact that the discussion started off about the safety of nuclear power plants here. >> now, here is a quick look at the market numbers in more detail beginning first in frankfurt where the dax closed on the day at 6866. and we head over to new york where the dow jones industrial average is also declining at 11,993. the eurois gaining against the dollar at 1.3996. well, the earthquake in japan has also had an effect on oil prices. the price of light swede crude dipped below $100 a barrel monday before rising slightly. the reason for the short-term drop
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 5:00pm EST
in germany say the man suspected of killing two u.s. airmen at frankfurt international airport has confessed. he appeared in a german court today. police say he admitted his aim was to kill members of the u.s. military and that he acted alone. authorities say he was hanging around the airman's bus for a while before he started shooting. charlie d'agata is at the airport in frankfurt. >> reporter: authorities say the suspect ran into this terminal after the attack where german police wrestled him to the ground. he reportedly told officers they are at war with us. the military bus carried 15 airmen who were on their way to the battlefields in afghanistan. >> we are mourning and grieving together with the family and friends of our airmen who were killed and injured. >> reporter: one of the wounded was shot in the head and is in critical condition. the other is in serious condition. prosecutors are treating the investigation as a possible act of islamic terrorism. they believe the suspect turned radical in the past few weeks and even gave himself a new islamic fighter name. charlie d'agata, cbs
MSNBC
Mar 2, 2011 12:00pm EST
.s. service members leaving the frankfurt airport. one of the persons killed was in fact a u.s. service person. it turns out that the gunman may be from kosovo, and the kosovo's interior minister told the associated press that the german police have identified the gunman as a kosovo national. and the u.s. army has not confirmed the casualties at this point, but reportedly one service member -- no, now we are confirming that u.s. military officials are confirming at least one u.s. service member was killed when that gunman opened fire on the bus today. >>> two u.s. warships are moving closer to the libyan coast by order of robert gates. gates is also sending 400 marines to replace some of the troops who left one of those ships for afghanistan. moammar gadhafi warned that thousands of libyans will die if the u.s. or united nations forces intervene. he is causing a counter conflict outside of the city where shots were fired 500 miles from the capital of libya. battle is waging over a major oil port there in benghazi, and tell us where things stand in the fighting today? >> well, today, contessa,
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 10:00am EST
may be the motive in the murder of two u.s. airmen. they were gunned down on a bus at frankfurt airport yesterday. two other wounded with life threating injuries. the gunman is due in court today. originally from kosovo. 21 years old. a devout muslim who apparently worked at that airport. anne thompson is live in frankfurt. ann, what are you hearing about this confession we've been talking about? as well, is he organized or related to any sort of large organized group? >> well, first of all, we talk about the respect, richard, he is a 21-year-old frankfurt resident. he worked at the post office here at the airport. and as you said, relatives in kosovo describe him as a devout muslim. german authorities say he has confessed to targeting american military personnel yesterday. he has said he acted alone. what they're trying to figure out and federal authorities are leading this investigation, is is there a terrorist angle? and because of the potential of terrorism, the federal authorities have now taken over this case. in fact, the federal authorities say there may be an islamist m
MSNBC
Mar 3, 2011 2:00pm EST
developments in the attack at the airport in frankfurt, germany that left two u.s. airmen dead and two others wounded. suspect accused of opening fire on a bus filled with u.s. airmen yesterday. was brought to court under heavy guard in germany. german officials say he has confessed to targeting american troops. the suspect identified as a 21-year-old man from kosovo. his family says he's a devout muslim. german officials say he had become radicalized in recent weeks and treating the attacks as a possible ability of terrorism. president obama spoke about this as well. anne thompson joins us from the airport in frankfurt, germany, with latest on this suspect. again, the background that we're learning regarding, at least, the witnesses who know him who say he had become radicalized. anne? >> reporter: he had a facebook page, apparently had a facebook page, tamron, where he went under a jihadist name, abu riad, and his real name, given name, is arid uka. and he was born here in germany. he worked here at the post office, at the frankfurt airport. apparently in recent weeks, german authorities sa
PBS
Mar 9, 2011 6:30pm PST
sent us a summary of the day's trading in frankfurt. >> success has been rated on wednesday. the question is now -- how stable is european government that really? -- debt really? also the credit worthiness of american public that sectors. how broke might the u.s. really be? that makes investors nervous. no wonder, german acts alone are estimated to hold $50 billion of u.s. state and municipal bonds. >> we can stay for a closer look at the market. the 50 index on the euro zone was at three tenths of 1%. across the atlantic, a slight drop in prices. at this hour it is trading pretty much flat. trading at this hour of the value of one u.s. dollar. the train drivers' union has launched another strike, focusing on freight transport, they are set to continue until 10:00 a.m.. the union is demanding that rail providers provide higher pay guarantees. it remains unclear if and when strike action willffect passenger trai. the world's leading travel expo is opening stores to the public in berlin. accompanied by other dignitaries, including the polish president. poland is the featured c
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Mar 18, 2011 6:30pm PDT
here. >> let's get a closer look at some of the numbers. we go back to frankfurt where theax closed higher. in new york the dow jones rounding out the day and 11,858. the hero had a good day against the dollar. -- the euro had a good day. opal is the first european company to cut output because of supply disruptions. they plan to halt production next week. at the plant in germany two out of three ships will be cut on monday and tuesday. the plant will remain shut all of monday. the cutbacks come one day after spy problems caused gm to temporarily shut down a u.s. plant. >> thank you for that. we would like to recap our top stories. the international community is gearing up for military action in response to a un operation of the rising military force against the gaddafi regime. obama has threatened to join in the military action if gaddafi does not comply with demands for a cease fire. emergency crews have been down cindy fukushima -- have been dousing the fukushima nuclear power plant. many continue to shop for from food shortagesand cold weather. we willontinue to bring you all of
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